Breed group : Non-Sporting, Toy
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GENERALBreed group: Non-Sporting, Toy Type: Hybrid
PHYSICALSize: Small Weight: 7-15 pounds Fur length: Ears: Flappy Fur type: Curly
Fur Color: 3 Colors, Black & White, Brown & White, Light Brown / Golden, White / Cream
ATTRIBUTESLife Expectancy: 10-12 years Rarity: Common Availability: Hard to find
Climate: Good for every climate
Shichons are cross breeds between Bichon Frise and Shih Tzu. They are also know as the names Zuchon, Teddy Bear or Shichon-Teddy Bear. These dogs have great personality. They are well-mannered, adorable and friendly.
Shichon comes in different colors in fur and skin. They are mostly seen in gold, black with combinations of red to rare apricot. They are also available in tri colors and in chocolate colors but are very rare.
Shichons varies from soft to smooth, silky, wavy to straight coat.
The Shichons have a very playful personality. They are friendly, well-mannered, happy and active. They are great with children and makes them a great family dog.
Shichon sheds low to none. Brushing and grooming and bathing often times will be good for them. They would be good in living indoors.
Shichons can be a problem with housebreaking. However they are smart and can easily be trained. Early obedient training and socialization would be better for them.
Shichons are very playful with high energy and needs average exercise. They would be more happy if they have lots of toys and a space they can play on.